I want my Lulu

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I want my Lulu
Additional title: I had a gal and her name was Lou. [first line]
Additional title: I want my Lulu, my baby Lou. [first line of chorus]
Dockstader, Lew. (1856-1924) (Lyricist)
St. Clair, Karl (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Date Issued: 1897
Place: New York
Publisher: W.B. Gray & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
African Americans
Razor blades
Man-woman relationships
Interpersonal conflict
Sheet music
Content: Descriptive subtitle: A disturbance in Coontown.
Content: On cover: picture of a man in blackface wearing a tuxedo.
Statement of responsibility: words by Lew. Dockstader ; music by Karl St. Clair.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 25403ee0-c592-012f-7f9d-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1856: Creator Born
  • 1897: Issued
  • 1924: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I want my Lulu" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897 - 1897. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-17a9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I want my Lulu" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 27, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-17a9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1897 - 1897). I want my Lulu Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-17a9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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I want my Lulu